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Loch Ness Monster captured on satellite photography? Sure, why not.

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Some amateur monster hunters found what looks like the outline of some kind of prehistoric beast swimming under the waters of Loch Ness in Scotland on Apple Maps, so obviously it’s Nessie. It sure does look compelling, and public satellite maps are always accurate and never ever have weird artifacts show up through incorrect image stitching. Not ever.

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Super fast magnetic micro robots are the future of manufacturing

Controlled by magnets and sometimes by wire, these teeny tiny robots can be programmed to perform thousands of incredibly precise manufacturing tasks without any expensive, bulky and constraining larger machine set up. Just program them, put them down and let them go.

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Mars Diffracts! X-ray Crystallography and Space Exploration…

Astrobiologist and intrepid science communicator Lewis Dartnell reveals the crucial role that x-ray crystallography is playing in understanding the formation and history of our planetary neighbour, Mars.

Thing you need in your life: The Darth Vader helmet toaster
It’s good to see that just because Disney now owns Star Wars that they haven’t given up the Lucas tradition of granting product licensing rights to literally anything. This beauty isn’t available yet, but it will be in June.
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Thing you need in your life: The Darth Vader helmet toaster

It’s good to see that just because Disney now owns Star Wars that they haven’t given up the Lucas tradition of granting product licensing rights to literally anything. This beauty isn’t available yet, but it will be in June.

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Let this clever rap battle guide you towards either a PS4 or Xbox One

What’s better, the PS4 or Xbox One? Oliver Age 24 and Boyinaband rap battle to the death to decide!

Scientists invent an injectable oxygen particle to let you breathe without breathing

Just trying to inject raw oxygen or atmospheric air into your bloodstream would be really bad— I wouldn’t recommend it. But when airways are obstructed, every second counts as the oxygen level in your body drops. Now, science has created the perfectly sized injectable oxygen particle by gently wrapping a handful of oxygen molecules in lipids, creating microscopic gel-caps of oxygen that are the bite size for your red blood cells, providing emergency oxygen for when breathing normally isn’t an option.

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"Vantage", LEGO Game Boy Advance Transformer by Baron von Brunk. Check out the tutorial on Instructables to build your own!

At last, the next LEGOformer in my most popular series — Vantage, a powerful robot that transforms into a Nintendo Game Boy Advance, armed with battery blasters and parody “Boom” automatic shotgun! With a basic design much akin to my Game Boy robot Domaster, along with a refined transformation cycle similar to that of my Game Gear robot Gearhead, this new figure is very sturdy and well-articulated. My previous LEGOformers were built “organically”, as in I’d compile a ton of relevant pieces and build the robot via trial and error — whilst this particular one was my first to be almost entirely designed on the computer with LEGO Digital Designer before being physically built and tested. That being said, the 3D instructional guide was released simultaneously. What was the most challenging part? That Boom shotgun: I spent several days trying to make one that looks like an actual gun as well as having the ability to be held by the robot as a weapon. I chose Doom since that was my favorite GBA game I played in high school back in 2002. My second favorite GBA game was Namco Museum!

-Baron von Brunk

Google Glass sale may extend beyond just today. How many of you have gotten yours?

Today was the day where Google sold Glass for one day only, $1500 a pop. But the selling was so frantic, Google said it’s probably going to keep the sales open to the public for a little while longer. How many of you fat cats have gotten your Google Glass yet?

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Needy robotic toaster will sell itself if it feels neglected

If this is the future, I opt-out. 

Brad is the star of ‘Addicted Products,’ a design experiment recently named Best in Show at the 2014 Interaction Awards. As a connected toaster, he’s in constant contact with other connected toasters like him — and thus keenly aware of how much action they’re getting. If he’s not being used as much as his friends, Brad gets upset. He’ll wiggle his little handle to get your attention, begging you to make some toast or at least to give him a reassuring pat on the side. Ignore him long enough, and he’ll take a more drastic measure: pinging a network of potential owners to find a new home.

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Weekend beats: Rhett & Link here “I’m a Textpert (Rap Battle).”

Are you a “Textpert?” Have you ever gotten “textually active” while driving? Well, if you answered yes but haven’t witnessed a rap battle about texting & driving, you might be doing it wrong; so you should definitely check out our new video.

"I’m a Textpert" features YouTubers Steve Kardynal (Chatroulette music videos),  iJustine, Olga Kay, FunForLouis, and SoulPancake (Rainn Wilson) darling HunanPenguin. 






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